WASHINGTON (RNS) The president, a Presbyterian, folded his arms at times and sat silently for the most part during the 70-minute service.
(RNS) Baraa Ktiri quoted a Kanye West lyric to explain her decision to attend Trump’s inauguration: “My presence is a present.”
JERUSALEM (RNS) Orthodox Jews like the new president’s daughter and her husband are not allowed to drive or ride in a vehicle on the Sabbath, which begins just as the post-inaugural balls in Washington for Trump will be starting.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The new president took the oath on two Bibles and then pledged to wipe out “radical Islamic terrorism” in a dark speech cheered by supporters and protested by foes.
(USA Today ) God was the most common theme mentioned by presidents in the 11 most searched inaugural addresses.
How is America different? Another reason that you never considered before.
(RNS) Paula White has been called the president-elect’s “God whisperer” — as well as a heretic and prosperity gospel charlatan. She responds in this interview.
(RNS) Even critics among the six clergy at the swearing-in have something in common with the new president, be it a theology that supports wealth, shared political views or just geography.
(RNS) ‘I believe (God’s) hand was at work, and I think he’s given Christians an opportunity,’ evangelist Franklin Graham said of Donald Trump’s surprise election.
(RNS) The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Wednesday the names of six faith leaders who will participate in the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Michael Pence.